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Everything You Need to Know About Release Managers

Rebel’s Guide to PM

We had a fortnightly release (and therefore a giant scrabble to try to get your changes in before the cut-off and presented to the CAB in time), but your company might have monthly releases or use a different cadence. In doing so, they help protect the stability and reputation of the software development team. Scheduling.

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All technical debt is a risk to the product and to your business

I hear the phrase “but not all debt is bad” a lot, usually coupled with “some level of debt is manageable” and, as a software developer, it makes me cringe. The non-linear accumulation of technical debt A good example of this is from the Developer Division (DivDev) at Microsoft in developing a product called Team Foundation Server.


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The Power of Product Ownership: A Tale from Microsoft's Journey

In the vast realm of software development, the role of a product owner is pivotal. In this video, Martin discusses the transformative journey of Microsoft's product development, highlighting the significant contributions of two individuals: Brian Harry and Aaron Bjork. ?? But it wasn't just about changing a release cycle.

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Use MVIs for team improvements

Kiron Bondale

Whether a team uses a scheduled cadence for reviewing their WoW such as the use of retrospectives in Scrum, or they use a just-in-time approach they will come up with improvement ideas. Let’s say a software development team recognizes that they need to improve their code quality and to do this there are many options available.

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Unlocking the Power and Mastery of Development Approach and Life Cycle

Project Pulse Journal

This domain facilitates strategic alignment, optimized delivery cadence, methodology customization, increased flexibility, and improved risk management. The desire for a project management framework that sustains deliverability, supports the required cadence, and remains faithful to an adaptable methodology is now within reach.

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“Agile Is Just for Software” and other Scrum Myths

PI Planning serves as the cornerstone of the Agile Release Train within SAFe, establishing a synchronized cadence for multiple teams to work together towards a common goal. While Agile frameworks have their roots in software development, Agile principles can be applied effectively to a wide range of complex problems.

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Map Your Route to Mastering Agile Fluency

And in the 21st century for software development teams, this means realizing the paradigm of Continuous Delivery. Delivering Other organizations require the minimal defects and high productivity that allows them to ship on cadence and receive the market boost that comes from consistently Delivering when the market demands.

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